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Monday - Day 1: Overnight flight.
Tuesday - Day 2: Upon arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport, you will walk some distance and pass through Passport Control and then be met by our representatives with a sign with your name on it, who will assist with your luggage, then arrange your transfer to your hotel choice: Value Comfort Deluxe in Tel Aviv either on the beach or near it for dinner and overnight.
Wednesday - Day 3: Caesarea - Mt. Carmel - Megiddo. Drive along the Mediterranean coast to the ruins of the ancient Roman capital - Caesarea, built by Herod the Great in 22 B.C. Visit the Roman Theatre, Aqueduct. Continue to the Carmelite Monastery Mukraka (place of fire) where Elijah met the Prophets of Baal on Mt. Carmel. Drive via the Valley of Armageddon the excavations of Tel Megiddo. Proceed to our hotel in Tiberias for dinner and overnight at your hotel choice: Value Comfort Deluxe.
Thursday - Day 4: Mount of Beatitudes - Tabgha - Capernaum - Golan Heights. Take a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, visit the Mount of Beatitudes, site of the Sermon on the Mount, then Tabgha, site of the Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes. Proceed to Capernaum and cross the River Jordan to visit Caesarea Phillipi and the Golan Heights. Return to Tiberias for dinner and overnight.
- Day 5: Cana - Nazareth - Beit Shean - Jerusalem. Start the day with a visit
to Yardenit, the Baptismal Center on the Jordan River. Drive through Cana
to Nazareth and visit Mary's Well. Drive to Beit Shean and see the ancient
amphitheatre. Continue along the Jordan River Valley to view Jericho from
a distance. Proceed via the Judean desert to the Holy City - Jerusalem. Check
into your hotel, dinner and overnight.
Saturday - Day 6: Old City of Jerusalem. Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Proceed to the Garden of Gethsemane. Enter the walled city and see the Western (Wailing) Wall and Dome of The Rock. Continue to the Pool of Bethesda and the Church of St. Anne, then walk the Via Dolorosa beginning at Pilate's Judgment Hall and ending at the Church of The Holy Sepulchre. Visit the Church of St. Peter in Galicantu on Mount Zion, the Room of The Last Supper and King David Tomb. The tour will end with a visit to the Garden Tomb.
Sunday - Day 7: Qumran - Dead Sea - Massada. Drive through the Judean Desert to Qumran and visit the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Continue along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada - ascend by cable car to the top of the mountain and marvel at King Herod's desert fortress-palace and the last stronghold of the Jewish zealots against Roman domination in 73 C.E. Time and weather permitting you may float effortlessly in the Dead Sea. Return to Jerusalem.
Monday - Day 8: New City of Jerusalem - Bethlehem. Visit Ein Karem - the Church of the Visitation and St. John the Baptist Church. On to Yad Vashem Memorial to the Holocaust. Visit the Shrine of The Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are on display, and the model of Jerusalem during the times of the 2nd temple. Situation permitting, drive to Bethlehem and visit the Church of The Nativity and view Shepherds Field. Return to Jerusalem.
Tuesday - Day 9: Transfer to Ben Gurion International Airport for your departure, remain in Jerusalem for a day or two on your own revisiting the Old City (great tour hotel prices including breakfast and dinner), or continue with Jordan or Egypt extension.
*Additonal days for free time in Israel can be requested at time of booking
pricing and details
Weekly Holy Land Tour follows the same Christian itinerary each week and the land portion of the tour starts on Tuesday.. You have three hotel choices to fit your budget: Value $999 | Comfort $1199 | Deluxe $1599, price is per person, double occupancy. Tour starts with your first dinner and hotel in Tel Aviv on Tuesday night and ends the next Tuesday morning in Jerusalem. There are a few weeks of the year when we do not operate the tour due to Jewish Holidays. Airfare is not included, call or email and ask for our bargain airfares.
Tour includes: Meeting and assistance at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, arrival and departure transfers, 6 sightseeing days in an air-conditioned vehicle, professional, licensed guide, entrance fees, taxes, boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, breakfast and dinner daily, and 7 hotel nights. Guides are chosen for their knowledge of the history of the Holy Land, the Bible, command of English and courtesy. A $350 non-refundable deposit secures your reservation which you make by calling our office at 727-564-2244 within the US. Final payment is due 21 days before departure. When final payment is made there is no refund if you cancel the tour. We highly recommend buying Travel Insurance. Visa, Mastercard, Amex are accepted for your booking deposit. Personal checks are welcomed for payment of the balance. If you choose to pay the balance of the tour by credit card add the bank credit card surcharge of 3%. Bible On Tour is not responsible for delays on the part of airlines, hotels, tour operators or governments. Tours are based on availabilty.